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Ruston residents want more dine-in restaurants, bowling, putt-putt golf, additional clothing stores, shoe stores and more places to buy sporting goods. Those were the top responses to a recent online survey conducted by the city. Some 1,964 people responded to the three-question survey that asked what eateries, entertainment options and shopping options residents would like to see come to Ruston. The survey was conducted only through social media and the city’s website. Officials plan to use the results as a starting point for business recruitment, city Economic Development Administrator...

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06/01/2013
Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held May 16 for The Keg Package and Cork Room, located at 670 Tarbutton Rd. in Ruston. The ceremony was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.
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06/01/2013
The Diabetes Care Center was recently named an accredited diabetes education program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). This designation allows residents in North Central...
06/01/2013
With the 2013 hurricane season here, Louisiana’s oil and gas industry is prepared to ensure the safety of our employees, the environment and area communities from the impacts of a storm. Oil and gas...
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05/31/2013
The Ruston Police Department responded to a shooting at the 1300 block of Benton Street at approximately 9:30 p.m. May 30. According to reports, officers arriving on the scene found Deanthony Mardis...
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05/31/2013
Three Ruston residents were arrested following the execution of a search warrant at approximately 6 a.m. May 30 at a residence located at 1303 East Line Ave. According to reports, a search warrant...
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05/31/2013
Thursday evening’s round of storms scattered downed tree limbs across Ruston and knocked a portion of the city out of power for around an hour while also causing numerous outages across the region....
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05/31/2013
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05/31/2013
Two Ruston natives were shot and killed in the early morning hours of May 26 in a Dallas nightclub near the downtown area. According to police reports, brothers Christopher Ferguson, 22, and Cecil...
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05/30/2013
When Amanda Serio and her husband, John, first read about LifeHouse Ministries, they laughed. Spiritual movement? Reflective gardening? “We thought it sounded too New Age,” Serio said. But when a...
05/30/2013
Lincoln Parish received good news and bad news last week when fourth and eighth grade LEAP scores were announced. Donna Doss, school improvement and accountability coordinator, said that the numbers...